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PTY2031 - Physiotherapy 3

24 points, SCA Band 2, 0.500 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences

Leader: Dr Rebecca Scholes


Peninsula First semester 2007 (Day)


PTY2031 develops the 5 themes on which the 4 year curriculum is based. Theme 1 Personal & Professional Development: explores effective communication with clients with cardiorespiratory conditions. Theme 2 Population, Society & Health: explores issues relating to healthcare policy development and delivery. Theme 3 Fundamental Knowledge of Health Science: provides the biomedical and physiotherapy knowledge that underpins physiotherapy clinical practice. Theme 4 Applied Practice: develops clinical skills integral to physiotherapy practice in the management of cardiorespiratory clients. Theme 5 Research: explores knowledge and skills that relate to the ability to critically evaluate research.


Objectives for this unit that will address the five themes are outlined in the unit synopsis.


Written assignment: 15%
Written examination: 30%
OSCE: 25%
Research Activities folder: 15%
Anatomy assessment: 5%
Physiology assessment: 5%
CBL learning & performance: 5%.


PTY1011 and PTY1022


Only available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Physiotherapy.